Four panelists shared their expertise and experiences while answering questions at an open forum discussing the current state of business, economics, and race.
Steve Bednar – Assistant Professor of Economics, Elon University
Blanca Nienhaus – Founder and General Coordinator, Latinos Unidos Promoviendo Esperanza
John Peterson, Jr. – President, Peterson Nationwide Agency
Shelby Scales – President and CEO, Airport Minority Advisory Council
Community Connections forums take on a lively format. They consist in large part of a well-informed panel having an open conversation with audience members.
The goal of Community Connections forums is to create thoughtful dialog with members of the university community as well as those who in live in Alamance County and the surrounding area. Previous forums have explored issues surrounding on domestic violence, hunger, downtown revitalization, health care, gun violence and education.
Community Connections in a partnership between Elon University and the Times-News of Burlington, N.C.